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PBS
Sep 27, 2012 5:00pm PDT
of the commerce and industry have visited capital this week. the group is headed by the chairman. they have meetings with vietnam's minister of industry and trade and the representative of the chairman of commerce. the goal is to expand their business in the country. following the recent japan protest he's growing anxious about china. employees with their own business were to remain inside their hotel. >> translator: i cannot easily dispel my risks about operating in china. it made me think we should start considering moving our business somewhere else. >> reporter: vietnam has been trying to end foreign problems. the timing couldn't be better for vietnam. >> translator: the people have positive feelings about japan. they are facing problems but we don't have to worry. in that sense there's no mental stress. >> reporter: east asian countries look impressive. >>> spanish leaders are poised to make stringent cuts in their latest budget plans. they too are tighten their belts. ramin, you showed us those pictures from greece. now this. >> reporter: the focus is going to be on spain. many are qu
Current
Sep 28, 2012 4:00pm PDT
. >> i would do away with the education -- the -- >> commerce. >> the commerce and let's see -- oops. >> yes how has the national debt personally affected each of your lives? >> there you go again. >> i have had a record of informing judges in the state of texas that's what the governor gets to do. >> cenk: how want can a debate be if the most important guy that we remember was a guy checking his watch. the rick perry oops moment that one was good. and the famous sigh. that's why he lost the debate right? wrong. he won 48 to 41 in that first debate. and the sigh debate was the first up with where the american people believed that al gore won. but the media said, no he lost. he lost. he lost, because he sighed. shockingly enough george bush won a debate. the third up with he lost again. so gore won two out of the three debates, and the entire media painted it as if because of expectations, in fact george bush had won. not true. when you ask the american people they said gore won two out of three. and how did bush do against kerry? republicans say this democrats say t
Current
Sep 27, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. did chief justice roberts do harm to our understanding of the commerce clause and take us back to an earlier era where he said no commerce clause -- >> i disagreed with that part of his ruling. i think that obama care law was easily a constitutional as an exercise of the power to regulate interstate commerce and as a tax and as a national defense measure, believe it or not. even for human rights. but here's one thing i will say on behalf of chief justice roberts. he didn't buy the argument all the way down the line. he upheld it. he joined liberals. it was not a total partisan 5-4 decision the way bush vs. gore was. i think he passed a test of principle. >> eliot: he's becoming a much fascinating, granularly interesting justice to watch. for many reasons he couldn't wipe the statute out. >> four justices were willing to do that on one sentence they didn't like. >> eliot: very quick. deal with justices breyer and kagan saying come over with me to the medicaid limitation? >> i do think on the other issue, it
PBS
Sep 28, 2012 4:30pm PDT
, but now it's taken a step toward capturing some e- commerce. it launched a new service for users to buy and send real gifts called facebook gifts. the presents are from certain vendors, purchased through facebook. shares rallied 6.6%. volume was heavier than usual. while display advertising remains facebook's main source of revenue and the company has been focused on its mobile strategy, analysts say this new e-commerce feature could help diversify facebook's revenue sources. drugstore giant walgreen saw its latest quarterly profits fall from a year ago, hurt by it losing the prescription business of express scripts. same store prescriptn sales got hit, falling almost 13%. it has since resigned express scripts as a pharmacy benefits customer. shares only moved a fraction, but volume was heavy and the stock hit a new 52 week high during the trading session. four of the five most active traded exchange traded products were lower. the s&p 500 volatility note, which usually moves in the opposite director of the index was up 3.1%. and that's tonight's market focus. >> tom: the good times for
SFGTV
Sep 28, 2012 1:30am PDT
of over 100 bay area chambers of commerce, minority chambers, small business chambers, et cetera, circulating it to all of your agencies, as well as our other stake holders and partners for comment. and bring it back to you in november for final approval, incorporating any comments we may receive. i'm happy to answer any questions you have on the item. >> we do have a question from -- >> so in looking at your names of the publications, i'm not familiar. are there any african-american publications? >> yes. the san francisco bay view is an african-american. >> you mentioned the claim befores of commerce are included in this. >> yes. >> now is this section regarding financial institutions, is that new or have they always been there? >> it's always been there. this is where they wanted more detail. the dbe regulation says guarantees shall encourage use of minority owned institutions. the federal reserve publishes a list of minority owned financial institutions in every area. whenever we have needed banking services we have looked at that list and solicited from that list. in san fran
WETA
Sep 28, 2012 7:00pm EDT
of the financial sector. there's other sobering data as well, showing a still sluggish recovery. the commerce department revised its estimate of second-quarter economic growth down yesterday from 1.7%. mitt romney seized on the change in springfield, virginia. >> we are at 1.3%. this is... this is unacceptable. >> woodruff: other economic indicators also paint a mixed picture. the stock market itself, while down today, has been climbing in recent weeks to its highest levels in nearly five years. today, the dow jones industrial average lost almost 49 points after a weak manufacturing report and worries over europe to close just over 13,437. and the housing market may be stabilizing. a key index showed home prices rose in july to the highest level in almost two years, pointing to a recovery there. consumer spending was also up last month, but it was largely to pay for higher gasoline prices. for a closer look at all this with two people who follow these matters closely, we turn to kenneth rogoff, a professor of economics and public policy at harvard university, and co- author of "this time, it'
CNBC
Sep 28, 2012 5:00pm EDT
and that is facebook. shares surging more than 6% after it announces it will move into the e-commerce space. is america's long national nightmare over? a game changer for facebook? >> not likely. here is the situation. the sentiment was so poor heading into the last few weeks and we saw the bounce it got off of zuckerburg's speech at the tech crunch and the way it sold off after bearish cover story. today these guys are so levered to desktop advertisinadvertisin today they introduce something where they are a gift giving service where you do not have to leave facebook. there is one of the things that he has been suggesting that they can do to monetize. >> he did a very nice job when he gave that little speech. any kind of news could be observed as a real positive with a lot of revolog because they have so many users. they don't have to do a lot of o things right. this is a stock that trades at a high multiple. you are saying you have about a billion users out there. >> we don't know is the bottom line. >> this is a tiny step. they are going to allow people to send gifts. i like single malt scotch. if t
FOX
Sep 28, 2012 12:00pm PDT
. that was the case yesterday. the antioch chamber of commerce has been working for more than a year to come up with a plan to stimulate job growth. >>> tonight is the start of fright night at san jose's winchester mystery house. the grounds of the reportedly haunted home of sara winchester will be filled with scary attractions. there is also a mysterious corn maize. it runs through november 3rd. >>> a dire warning in our nation's capitol about plans to cut federal funds from an earthquake early-warning system. how big a setback this could be. thank you for trusting ktvu news. we'll see you at 5:00 and on ktvu.com and mobile ktvu. card hassles? introducing chase liquid. the reloadable card that's easy to activate and can be used right away. plus, you can load cash or checks at any chase depositfriendly atm and checks right from your smartphone. get rid of prepaid problems. get chase liquid. >> this is the "real winning edge." it's a young man who is a spark plug for his whole school, a gymnast who doesn't let her father's rejection defeat her, a triathlete who was adopted and takes positive ste
PBS
Sep 28, 2012 4:00pm PDT
to create the best. >> he became the commerce minister and one of the two dozen people who run china. but the communist party says all along he was corrupt. the news announced he will go on trial. it said he had abused his power, taking bribes and done serious damage to the image of china. the trigger for the downfall, the death in china last year of the british businessman neil ha yward. his wife was found guilty of murder and he is accused of trying to cover-up for crime. but not everybody believes the case is simple. one of the top forensic scientist told the bbc in her opinion there is no evidence he was poisoned with cyanide. >> there were no signs of cyanide. it would harm caused immediate debt. his skin should have patches. his blood should have been a bright red. >> whatever the truth, the party will install new leaders in november who will rule for the next decade. bo xilai will not be one of them. the communist party has been tainted by this scandal. it now wants to wrap it up. the prosecuting of bo xilai will raise more questions. how did he get away with so much for so lo
FOX
Sep 27, 2012 6:00pm PDT
your profile? facebook makes its first launch into e-commerce. join us for these stories and more on bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36. >>> the plan to save city college of san francisco. the difficult choices that have to be made to avoid financial ruin for the college. >>> in a few minutes city college of san francisco administrators are set to unveil their plan. officials must make several changes or risk losing accreditation and perhaps closing. eliminating paid health benefits for part time faculty and reducing teachers, cowboy counselors -- counselors and other workers. >>> sports now. >> his last 10 starts, all of them, the giants come out victorious, and no fail today in the last home game of the regular season. buster posey creeping up in the batting race. he was on base and hunter pence deposits the spot. 22 of the year. fifth since joining the giants. in the second, everybody into the act. marco scutaro, gone. two run blast. 15 game hit streak for him. giants win 7-3. zito wins his 14th game. afterwards they are headed for san diego. this is a rookie hazing tradition befor
SFGTV
Sep 27, 2012 8:00pm PDT
, chamber of commerce, we appreciate the opportunity last year and way back in 2006 in working with the city in developing healthy san francisco program, the health care security ordinance, it's a complicated issue, much that was broukt up from the grand ju, we appreciate their work and we cooperate yearly, thing that is are covered by federal law, it's not an easy solution, but the vast majority of san francisco businesses provide insurance and the vast, vast majority of son fra*ns businesses are spending required amounts of money, every survey and report by your agency show that and supervisor campos has acknowledge hated but there is an issue with some categories of business, but we're working together, small business associations, the chamber on educating employers and employees on the rights and obligations under this law. we've worked with television ads on cable television, the city, websites, direct communication with members, thousands of employers have been communicated with by our organizations and by the city to understand how to make this work for the employee and how to make it
SFGTV
Sep 28, 2012 1:00pm PDT
association, the chamber of commerce, the national parks conservancy, the last meeting, a couple of the restaurant managers did come out to support this endeavor, as well as two of the landlords, drakes east bay company, we're excited because they're a local company, food service distributors, the peninsula, spca, dug mccon nel and erik bran den badgering, although this project has a lot of support, staff has spoken to members of community who expressed concerns about hours of operation, delivery schedule, outreach, lights and garbage and a number of people bho have come to this meeting -- come to the operations community include patricia joy, arthur, gloria and louis dillon. as we move forward, our next steps, we do recommend that the commission does approve the recommendation for the board of supervisors to approve this lease agreement. upon approval by the commission to recommend the agreement, staff will work diligently with the board of supervisors to schedule this item. should it be approved by the board, wood house will hire an architect to submit detailed drawings, they w
SFGTV2
Sep 28, 2012 1:00pm PDT
an alliance with the business community. one of the biggest champions is that california chamber of commerce. we know it is good for business. and please, organized with the neighborhood bars. there are so many great neighborhood bars in this city that could add that neighborhood element to political organizing. and when you are a district supervisor, it is one thing to have nightclub owners come to you. it is another thing to have neighborhood business owners like bar owners coming to you. we need to organize as a bar owner and that will move us in a positive direction. i am optimistic about the future of night life in this city. i think we have turned a corner. there's a broader and broader consensus that this matters for the broader culture of san francisco. thank you. [applause] for many years, the entertainment commission -- >> for many years, the entertainment commission, which has been under the auspices of the city was guided by ed lee. he is now the mayor san francisco. he was going to be here today, but was called away. but he sent paul anderson to deliver a message. [applause] >>
NBC
Sep 28, 2012 4:30am PDT
. facebook's first major push into e-commerce will get a cut from each item that they sell. and i can tell you, i'm really fond of dark chocolate. >> i'm making a note right now, bertha, cockdark chocolate. >> reporter: starbucks too, they're pamping. >> she's adding to to her list. >> we've got you covered, bertha. >> christmas in soon-to-be october, i guess. certainly not temperatures to match, right? >> you want to keep your dark chocolate indoors this weekend. but you know what, if you have the ac, if you've got ac in your home, you will appreciate it inland as we head through this weekend. if not, you want to go ahead and start making plans to keep your house cool. good idea, a fly fan helps quite a bit and open up your windows. the coolest point of the day is right after sunrise right after 7:00 a.m. this is the bay bridge and you can see it is misty out there but not yet completely socked in with fog. that will take place between 6:00 and 8:00 this morning. temperatures are nice and cool to start. we're at 72 in san mateo. starting out at 61 degrees in livermore where we hit 95 yest
KICU
Sep 27, 2012 7:00pm PDT
of economic news. the dow jones industrial climbed 72 points. nasdaq added 42 points. >>> first step into e-commerce, the new service called gift. memo park company launched gift with select vendors today. new users will be able to click on ipod and send a friend a gift card, chocolates or other real-life presents. it'll also remind you about events such as birthdays or weddings. >>> a week-long celebration will culminate in san francisco tomorrow night. david stevenson tells us how thousands of cyclists are set to take over the streets. >> critical mass cyclists are rolling in san francisco from around the country and around the world to celebrate the movement's 20th anniversary in its home city. >> when it first started in 92 ae, bicycling was not a mainstream thing. if you were biking you were harassed. >> take over the streets on the last friday of the month. >> the whole idea is it's not a protest. it's basically a community like a bubble of safety moving through traffic. >> it has inspierd similar events around the world that played a part in the explosive growth of bay area cycling and its em
CBS
Sep 27, 2012 5:30pm PDT
was an anemic 1.7%, but today, the commerce department put out a new estimate showing us it was even less than that, just 1.3%. and this is what caught our attention in the report-- the government said half of the downward revision can be blamed on the drought. it's destroying crops, including the corn in this field le roy, illinois. and on the land clayton arnold has been farming in walker, missouri, for 40 years. a new report today on the drought says it continues to get 5%rse. it now covers 65.5% of the lower 21.5and in 21.5% of that area, the area you see in red, the drought is extreme or exceptional. so we asked anthony mason to dig further into the impact the rtought is having on our economy. t reporter: 90 miles southwest of dallas, in aquilla, texas, the drought has cut back ronnie gerik's cotton crop severely this year. f> it impacted not just myself but all the ag industry. >> reporter: in fact, the government now says the drought is slowing the entire economy, costing the country $12 billion in the spring. >> farmers don't have money to spend. they're not going to spend it, you kno
SFGTV
Sep 28, 2012 6:00am PDT
and ratepayers. our low income commerce as well. we want to ensure that they are not caught in a program that they did not realize that they could opt out of. so i worked with a number of colleagues, who were very concerned about this issue, president chiu, supervisor cohen, supervisor mar, to come up with a series of amendments which we worked with the puc and the city attorney on, to add some additional protection for our most low income customers. i have a number of them. we have copies to share with all of our colleagues. but just to summarize through some of them, one is to make sure that we are able to provide discounts for our low income consumers that commence rate with discounts typically provided with pg&e customers for their care customers. we also wanted to find ways of developing a funding mechanism, whether it's voluntary donations from other clean power sf customers or perhaps even the $5 fee for those that opt out later in the program that could be used to actually augment or subsidize the cost of the bills for our care customers. we also want to target the energy efficie
SFGTV
Sep 28, 2012 2:30pm PDT
that indirectly that supervisor elsbernd told the chamber of commerce he might be interested in being a customer as well, so i think there are a number of people that want to add themselves to that list, but we do take the concerns that were raised very, very seriously, so colleagues do we have any other comments, questions? seeing none why don't we move on to the next item, item four. >> item number four a resolution of accommodations first for ed harrington general manager of the san francisco public utilities commission and michael campbell and director for the san francisco public utilities commission. >> well, thank you very much and we have two resolutions of accommodation to two very important individuals and ed harrington being the first one and so much has been said about ed harrington that i don't know if we need to add to all the numerous things that have rightly said about him. i doubt that ed harrington is watching the lafco meeting. i am sure one of the benefits that he was looking forward to when he retired he no longer had to come to these meetings accident but in the event he
NBC
Sep 28, 2012 6:00am EDT
, as it was on thursday in springfield, virginia, where mitt romney pounced. the commerce department lowered its latest estimate of economic growth. >> china is growing much faster than we. russia is growing faster than we. our economy needs to be reinvigorated. we cannot afford four more years like the last four years. >> in virginia beach, president obama pledged to create more jobs and to get the economy moving again in his next term. >> the truth is it will take a few more years to solve challenges that were building up over decades. >> another round of ads has hit the airwaves. both are making one-on-one appeals for support. >> today i believe as a nation we are moving forward again. we have much more to do to get folks back to work and make the middle class secure again. >> president obama and i both care about poor and middle- class families. the difference is my policies will make things better for them. >> a new reuters poll shows president obama leading mitt romney 49% to 42%. the romney camp shows a much closer race. >> the romney camp is predicting the outcome of next week's debate. >> they
CW
Sep 27, 2012 9:00pm CDT
starbucks facebook will make money by taking a cut of eastern infractions. the new e commerce platform is an attempt to generate other revenue for the kind anycompany. >> coming up, the struggling white sox tried to cool off the braves' as the sox try to pace in the a.l. central. dan roan is next in sports. [ thunder crashes ] [ male announcer ] if you think all batteries are the same... consider this: when the unexpected happens, there's one brand of battery more emergency workers trust in their maglites: duracell. one reason: duralock power preserve. it locks in power for up to 10 years in storage. guaranteed. so, whether it's 10 years' of life's sunny days... or... the occasional stormy one... trust goes a long way. duracell with duralock. trusted everywhere. with hotwire's low prices, we can afford to take an extra trip this year. first boston... then san francisco. hotwire checks the competitions' rates every day so they can guarantee their low prices. so our hotels were half price. ♪ h-o-t-w-i-r-e... ♪ ♪ hotwire.com
FOX Business
Sep 28, 2012 1:00pm EDT
with the consequences. ashley: right over the top. and facebook is getting into the e-commerce business. allowing you to send real gifts to your virtual friends but the question is, will it be a gift for company shareholders? we'll be asking an analyst. tracy: don't get that virtual stuff. anyway, top of the hour. time for stocks as we do every 15 minutes. nicole petallides on the floor of the new york stock exchange. nicole, we were just talking about it. spain kind of helping us back again today, huh? >> that's right. when we talk about spain again, spain again and that sometimes hits our markets but today we'll say it's spain again but in this case it is good news that the bank stress tests came in better-than-expected. they weren't as bad as they could have been. of course there are still banks that need to raise more capital and such but overall, it was pretty good news. so what you saw was that the dow came up off the lows. it almost hit that unchanged line. it was down over 100 points. we're looking at longer term charts here. this is a one-month chart. for the one-month we're up almost 3%. fo
FOX News
Sep 28, 2012 7:00pm EDT
to do with rising gas prices than anything else, really. the commerce department reports americans' spending rose by .5% in august. that's the biggest take out gas prices which went up 50 cents a gallon in july and august. spending rose but .1% last month so there you have it. american incomes rose only 1.1% in august. the worse month since november. the head of the united states postal service says the agency will indeed miss its second multibillion-dollar payment in as many months. the postal service owes the u.s. treasury $5.6 billion for future retiree health benefits and that bill is due on sunday. the post master general says the agency has already cut back as much as it possibly can. and get this, he says if congress passes some sort of reform the postal service could turn a profit. any postal legislation could get pushed into the next congress rich edson in our washington newsroom. what's the hold up here. >> as you mentioned for starters congress is out of town. when lawmakers return their top issue is solving hundreds of billions of dollars in automatic tax increases and
FOX
Sep 28, 2012 5:00am EDT
. guys, this is facebook's first major push into e-commerce, and they will get a cut from each item sold. >> of course. that makes perfect sense. shartia brantley at cnbc, have a good weekend. >> you too. >>> as if you didn't have enough social networks to waste your time on, there's a new one that just popped up. it's called sypop that connects people through common interests rather than friends and family. so you can meet new people, bond over your hobbies, things that are interesting to you, i guess. it's one of several specialized new social networks looking to cut into facebook's 950 million users. >> the virginia state fair kicks off today, back by popular demand, the racing pigs. what's a fair without racing pigs? you'll also get to see grizzly bears and bengal tigers. also new, a virtual tour through the virginia state farms. the virginia state fair runs through october 7th at king's dominion. >> what's better than racing pigs? got to catch your dinner. >>> washington has some of the best museums in the world for sure, and tomorrow you can check many of them out for free. >> smit
FOX
Sep 28, 2012 6:00am EDT
a few days later. it's facebook's first major push into e-commerce. they'll get a cut from each item sold. i know i saw them advertising that starbucks would be among the first participating in that program. >>> meantime, while americans are still going to college, many are opting to stop their education after four years. a report shows that new enrollment in grad school has dropped for the second straight year. that follows a surge in 2008 and 2009 as some unemployed workers sought refuge from the recession with more education. experts say students are dissuaded right now from continuing school, in part from the increased amount of debt that so many have already taken during their undergrad years. with state budget cuts forcing schools to reduce financial aid for students, it causes some to weigh whether it's worth spending the extra amount on education. it's a tough thing, guys. have a great weekend. >> bertha coombs, thank you. have a great weekend too. >> veronica and i were saying, we don't like virtual presents. we want presents delivered to us personally. >> the real deal. >>
CSPAN
Sep 28, 2012 12:00pm EDT
, if you're not aware of what their authorities are, they're responsible for protecting us and our e-commerce and all things that go along with e-commerce and so if your company, if linkedin, yahoo!, pick the breach, had a data policy that they were this protecting these things and most of these fall under the laws of the states currently of the data breach acts of 47 of the u.s. states and territories, then they have to protect it. and so the ftc recently prosecuted windham hotels for the breach that they had for losing your credit cards and your identitis. google just settled a lawsuit with the ftc, and many others. so ftc is coming and starting to use their authorities to protect e-commerce and us and our privacy, our data and, that, so that lever exists. if they, i think you're going to start to see industry change the way that they're going about handling our data in the future. >> do you think there's a place for private right of action, i mean, or ftc enough? >> there are class-action suits. the most recent breach, i think e harm any, there is a -- eharmony, there is class-action suit
MSNBC
Sep 28, 2012 2:00pm PDT
, saying no to the civil rights bill. it doesn't work there for interstate commerce. i don't know which way roberts would go on a similar question. those issues are close right now. >> it's complicated. one of the cases that could be considered is the voting rights act. that could be overturned. obviously affirmative action is going to be on the docket. that's a very complicated issue but it works both ways. there's a high chance this court will hear an appeal to doma. it could be the first court that establishes some progress sift with respect to gay rights. it could make a historic court even though the politics would suggest otherwise. it works both ways and it will be curious to see not only which cases they pick up in what manner and how the arguments play out because doma could come up and so could prop 8 which is a different section of the gay rights debate. i'm curious to see how it plays out. i'm assuming jeff will be on top of it. >> jeff is on top of it right now. a lot of people who watch this show are pro choice, some not, but many are. how would roe v. wade be taken down. what
NBC
Sep 28, 2012 5:00pm EDT
not quite as chamber of commerce as it was last saturday, but partly sunny and mild, highs near 75, winds out of the northeast at 10. next three days code green for saturday, sunday and monday, mild saturday, 73, a few showers sunday primarily in the afternoon, keep most of your tee times certainly in the morning. then monday the morning commute probably dry, evening commute not so much, rain and showers develop. next seven days we're looking at leftover showers tuesday and it will warm up again, low 80s on tuesday, 85 on wednesday, maybe a thunderstorm on wednesday, 80 thursday, back to a little bit of fall reality, temperatures friday will hold only in the upper 60s to near 70. >> fall is coming back. >> oh, yeah. >>> still ahead why didn't police do more to stop the man accused of going on a deadly shooting spree at that colorado movie theater? we've got newly released court documents, what they say coming up. >> plus did google maps catch a ufo on its streets maps program? >> unlikely. weeks of this campaign... and more ads. you, in your living room or... what i'd say. losing nearly e
PBS
Sep 28, 2012 12:00am PDT
filed last week hit the lowest level in two months. but the commerce department revised its estimate of second quarter economic growth from 1.7% down to 1.3%. the economic numbers were fodder for republican presidential nominee mitt romney. at a campaign stop in springfield, virginia he said the slow growth was proof that president obama's economic policies have not worked. >> if you don't believe me why look at the price of gas and the jobs in your community and the members of your family that are struggling for good work. if you don't believe me look at the numbers that just came out in the growth of our economy. 1.3% versus russia at 4%, china at 7-8%, we are at 1.3% this is unacceptable. it is not working. i know what it takes to get things working. >> sreenivasan: 200 miles away in virginia beach, president obama acknowledged the economy is still struggling. but he also promised the crowd he'll push for an era of what he called economic patriotism. >> during campaign season you always hear a lot about patriotism. well you know what? it's time for a new economic patriotism. an ec
CNBC
Sep 28, 2012 1:00pm EDT
92%. facebook is rallying today, though, avilan muching its e commerce gifts feature as we head into q 4. we want to hit another channel check. cnbc's running theme all day long. julia borsten on the social media. >> here's what to watch for in the social sector in the quarter ahead. it's all about growth. can social companies like facebook, zenga and groupon return to accelerating growth. will advertisers ship more dollars than just social? on october 23rd facebook reports its quarterly results. we'll be looking for updates on how the social network plans to make money, particularly from its fast-growing mobile user base. zynga mobile users are waiting to see if it can gain in declines. we'll see if groupon can turn its new ventures like mobile payments into new profits. for social i'm julia borsten. >>> don't miss julia's exclusive interview with facebook's sheryl sandberg. it is her first interview since the ipo came out back in may. it is only on cnbc on monday. sue? >>> ty, we are watching apple as you know. the iphone 5 rolling out worldwide today to 22 more countries. app
CSPAN
Sep 28, 2012 9:00am EDT
, we opened up and created the dot com domain, and in it became a platform for e-commerce and essential services. in 1985 and at that we have the world wide web. now you can search for information and enabling more and more information communication technology innovation. in the coming years our government has embraced that for the hope of the economic growth, activity that it has enabled. and we started to put more and more of our special services on to the backbone of the internet. today, we have the bank and e-commerce all on the internet. we're moving toward a future of having our energy distribution, smart grid that is connected to the internet. we are moving to a generation of next-generation aviation and air traffic control that is controlled by the internet and over the internet. so we have moved so much are essential services onto the internet, and one has to ask is that what it was designed for, and is it secure or what we need for in the future? this brings about three tensions. i'm going to try to stick to three. three tensions that are in the technology world. the first is
CSPAN
Sep 28, 2012 6:00am EDT
of commerce from ranking member costello's home state. and all come with members from all 50 states and washington, d.c., sure when industry's from wisconsin, organizations like the los angeles chamber of commerce in california, north carolina, saint business, and hundreds more. together these organizations represent tens of minutes of u.s. air travelers who are demanding improvements to our national air traffic control system through the implementation of nextgen technology, policies and procedures. we have already begun piecing together elements on the ground including a revolutionary around management system at jfk that has helped to minimize delays. we have done it in conjunction with our friends at the faa and airlines using jfk, in a very collaborative effort we have been very successful. we are working with the faa to expand the program to laguardia and newark airport. jfk alone, the system has saved nearly 5 million gallons of fuel and almost 15,000 hours of taxi time annually. over the last decade, our agency has invested more than a billion dollars to make airport operatio
CNBC
Sep 28, 2012 4:00am EDT
. former assistant of commerce for george h.w. bush and special assistant to ronald reagan. not the best image management. you specialize in crisis management. some compare to marie antoine e antoinette. all these cuts coming on and he's walking around smoking a stogy. >> a woman is a woman, because good cigar is a smoke, i say. >> you you may say that, but doesn't go down very well. >> you can't smoke inside, so i guess he figured he had to take the opportunity. it probably isn't the best image for a national figure to be smoking at all let along in public, let alone during a crisis, let alone on the streets of man hat continue. let's put a positive spin on it. perhaps it is his way of helping control his nerves. >> this is a prime minister that come and has promised all sorts of things when he got elected. once that starts happening, how on earth do you control it from a crisis management pr perspective? >> if we could control it, we'd all be rich. what we tried to do, what i'm sure his advisers are trying to do is to keep him cool, keep him focused. they've made a lot of announcement
FOX Business
Sep 28, 2012 9:20am EDT
this year, the performance, the cost savings that are being realized by our commerce is why they're back ordering a second and third time. we see a niche opportunity for electrification in urban delivery and i think our customers will realize the product today is absolutely the product for them. stuart: you're down to $800,000 cash. no, that was in june. we've raised 15 million since then, raise another round in the balance of the year, so, no, i mean, that was a quarter to ending balance right before we brought in another round of capital. stuart: that was by the way-- >> very, very consistent. stuart: it was private equity that put the money in, right. >> absolutely. and that's how we've raised all of our funding to date. private equity. stuart: it wasn't bain capital was it? >> it was not. stuart: look, brian hansel ceo of smith electric, we appreciate your being here, thank you, sir. >> thank you. stuart: let's move on to something entirely different. queen elizabeth and her entire family live in a palace, got it live a lavish life style. and only costs a year, and we'll look at pre
FOX
Sep 28, 2012 7:00am PDT
of commerce has been working for more than a yoo year now to try to attract more nonretail businesses. >>> if you are flying out of san francisco international airport. you can expect some flight delays. this is the third week in a row that crews will install new runway lights an upgrade safety systems. one of the main runways will close at 10:00 tonight and reopen at 8:00 a.m. this is likely to cause delays. i believe this is the third and final weekend this is happened -- this is happening. >>> hey, sal, you have things happening on the roads now. >> northbound 680 we have the offturned ice cream truck that's been there for about a half-hour, 30 minutes. that's at rutgear road. the southbound direction is also affect. traffic is quickly backing up. let's move along and take a look at westbound westbound -- bay bridge. that traffic is backed up for a 20-minute delay. no major problems as you make it on the span. checking out san jose, that's improved quite a bit. it has not been crowded throughdown town -- downtown. we'll take that, thank you very much. getting into the valley is a l
CSPAN
Sep 27, 2012 11:00pm EDT
and organizations like the los angeles chamber of commerce in california, st. louis business travelers association and hundreds more. together, these organizations represent tens of millions of u.s. air travelers. we have already begun piecing together elements of nextgen on the ground and it has helped to meter departures and minimize delays. we have done that and delays with our friend of the faa and the airlines using jfk and in a collaborative effort, we have been very successful. we are working to expand the program to la guardia airport. the system has saved nearly 5 million gallons of fuel and on the number of $15,000 annually. we have invested more than a billion dollars to make airport operations more efficient. our initiative has delivered. we have invested in building high-speed taxiway exits, minimizing runway time and enabling a more efficient procedure. the bottom line is that tens of thousands of delays have been averted. we recently launched a single phone number that pulls together all of our airports hotline, together with a website that expresses concerns. this new system provid
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Sep 27, 2012 8:00pm EDT
. it will improve safety, reduce delays, relieve bottlenecks and foster the growth of commerce. by 2020, nextgen improvements will reduce delays by 30%, compared to what would happen if we didn't do anything. the forecast shows that airline passenger traffic is expected to double in the next 20 years. nextgen prepares us to handle this system. the challenges associated with such a complex transformation require the right kind of leadership. there has been an outstanding job that has been done, within the faa and within our stakeholders. we need someone who can take the many technologies from concept to reality, and we need someone who can forge public and partnerships. under his direction and leadership, we change the way we manage acquisition programs and the nextgen management structure. we are already seeing positive results. i applaud michael for his leadership and i remain hopeful that the senate will pass leadership for the faa. we need a steady hand, a proven professional to steer us through the changes ahead. the administrator of the faa, would serve as the chief of the faa nextgen. we a
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Sep 28, 2012 2:00pm EDT
, free guns for a bad guys, the commerce department. this is again on mitt romney. soloed twister? and he is losing it. superpac's make me crazy. i love the first amendment. i love free expression and democracy. but each candidate could spend over $1 billion each, a $2 billion campaign. i wish someone would come up with a model -- people united, citizens united, we have to find a middle ground here. is money speech? is a corporation a person? this is an example of a bad cartoon. it is the truth. it is the fast and furious case. we gave dunnes to bad guys. -- they gave guns to bad guys and lost track of them. and there were killed to kill an american officer. it is the non-smoking gun. this says we are spending more than we are taking in. and? and the reaction to what is happening in syria. assad is there, and our friends russian and china. and the president says president putin -- and he says not a good time. and the chinese, saying some people have no respect for a true artist. and here is the president and a baby bull. forward to november so i can tax you into stake. -- into steak. gidd
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